Abbas accepts Palestinian prime minister's resignation

By REUTERS
June 23, 2013 10:52

 
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RAMALLAH - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who announced on Thursday that he was quitting just two weeks after taking office.

"The president accepted the resignation of the prime minister and designated him to head an interim government," Abbas spokesman Abu Rudeineh said.

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